The USC Digital Repository’s Interactive Interviews create engaging learning opportunities through real-time conversations using pre-recorded videos of real people. Interactive Interviews provide unique learning experiences for anyone in the world to directly ask questions to interviewees and drive a conversation that is centered around their curiosity and interests. Because every person can ask questions that inspire them, no two conversations will be the same. The interviews preserve and expand the reach of important stories, perspectives, and lived experiences.
Users can interact with the interviews either through a website on their computer or mobile device or through an installation on an immersive holographic display. Given the USC Digital Repository’s expertise in video preservation, this advanced and interactive service incorporates the latest achievements in video, display, and machine learning technologies while simultaneously furthering the mission of the USC Libraries to create a community of engaged world citizens. It draws upon the experience of USC Shoah Foundation’s Dimensions in Testimony project with Holocaust and genocide survivors.
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USC Charlotta Bass Journalism & Justice Lab
The USC Charlotta Bass Journalism & Justice Lab, USC Digital Repository, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, and the USC Libraries are pleased to present this interactive interview experience with Lora King. King is the daughter of Rodney King and founder of the Rodney King Foundation. She is the inaugural subject of the USC Bass Lab's groundbreaking oral history series titled Voices of a Movement: The Second Draft Project which centers Black Americans who are connected to pivotal moments in our nation’s fight for social justice. The project invites them to illuminate, and even correct, history’s often skewed record.